Before O.J. Simpson was known for the "Trial of the Century," the convicted criminal was a budding young star in Hollywood movies. See shocking photos of his past life on RadarOnline.com.
When O.J. Simpson was at the top of his game, the athlete posed with then up-and-coming actress Raven-Symone. How times have changed!
In 1974, Simpson was pictured on set of The Klansman, a movie starring Lola Falana and Richard Burton.
Experience with guns! Actor Lee Marvin held Simpson at gunpoint during a dramatic scene.
VARIOUS – 1978
Lounging about! The shamed football star sat casually with Sophia Loren, James Coburn, and Michael Winner for the flick Firepower.
In 1978, Simpson got down and dirty for Capricorn One, in which he played Commander John Walker.
Rock bottom! While filming The Cassandra Crossing in 1976, the actor got into character, hunched over on the ground.
Nicknamed "The Juice," Simpson was once considered one of Hollywood's most charismatic figures.
Simpson and legendary actress Sophia Loren shared a cozy moment on set of The Cassandra Crossing.
Look out! Simpson handles a pistol with vigor in his eyes.
In a promotional photo for the film Firepower, the convicted criminal raised an eyebrow for the camera.
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Playing dead! Simpson is surprisingly good at it, too.
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Sam Waterston, James Brolin, and Simpson suffered in the sun during scenes for Capricorn One in 1978.
O.J.Simpson in “Cocaine and Blue Eyes”
Oh my! In 1982, Simpson gleefully filmed a shower scene for Cocaine and Blue Eyes.
O.J. Simpson and Melissa Michaelsen
In 1979, Simpson and then 10-year-old Melissa Michaelsen enjoyed an orange break between scenes of the movie for TV, Goldie and the Boxer.
O.J. Simpson with His Co-Star in Goldie and the Boxer
Then just 32, Simpson posed proudly alongside Michaelson for their small screen debut.
O.J. Simpson Posing with Child Actor
The pair appeared to have a lot of chemistry on set, though Michaelson is surely no fan of Simpson anymore.
Capricorn One – 1978
As Radar previously reported, the "Trial of the Century" is now being immortalized in FX's new miniseries American Crime Story: The People v. O.J. Simpson.
According to Simpson's former manager, the athlete laughed at Cuba Gooding Jr.'s portrayal of him in the miniseries.
Cast of Capricorn One
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